Head of Product Design Managers - London

London, South East England
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Product Design Managers - OUR CLIENT: are pan-European developers, who design, build and manage their commercial properties and are European leaders in this sector. They are now looking for a Head of Product Design to lead the team of Product Design Managers from early stage acquisition into development projects.

THE ROLE: The successful Head of Product Design will lead and manage the PD team, whose responsibilities are as follows:

  1. Project managing the design process of creation and delivery of project documentation from early stage Acquisition, Concept Design, Developed / Scheme Design (including relevant parts of Business plan).

Managing the collaboration with the general designer in respect to proposed solutions in phases of Business Concept and Developed design/ Scheme Design creation.

Collecting and summarising inputs and outputs during Concept design stages and Scheme design stages.

  1. Integrating Local and Company know-how into design brief at an early stage of the design process.

Providing optimal solutions to a project scheme/concept in cooperation with internal Product Design specialists, general designer and services' designers based on criteria and inputs of all Project team stakeholders.

Co-creating architecture and design of a project.

Co-creating USPs to differentiate the project.

  1. Quality controlling product design and project documentation including applied solutions.

Checking quality of project documentation, its scope of deliverables, content, and solutions.

Providing consultancy in case of possible changes/modification of design in stages after Developed design/Scheme Design completion.

  1. Providing commercial and technical consultancy to Project team and third parties (including prospective tenants).

THE PERSON: To apply you MUST have at least 8+ years' experience working as a Senior Architect, Project Manager or Senior Development Manager in a senior position and MUST also have experience working or studying abroad. The incumbent should also be university educated with a major in Architecture/Design, Project management or equivalent. The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of one of the following languages: Slovak, Czech, Polish, Hungarian or German. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is highly experienced in this field with knowledge of real estate development, who also has excellent people management skills along with an entrepreneurial and innovative mind-set.

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